Virginia

Virginia CARES Grants Case Study

This case study is part of a series that documents and highlights the experiences of Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agencies that developed and implemented grants to stabilize child care in their service areas. This case study includes information from publicly available sources and an interview with CCDF staff who then reviewed this document for accuracy.

COVID-19 Case Studies Introduction

This series of case studies documents and highlights the experiences of four CCDF Lead Agencies – Georgia, Illinois, New Mexico, and Virginia – that developed and implemented grants to support child care providers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The case studies include examples of approaches Lead Agencies took to successfully create grant programs and distribute COVID-19 relief funding to providers.

ECE Workforce: Addressing Challenges, Removing Barriers, and Inspiring Creative Ideas

This presentation shares an overview of the current early childhood education workforce. The resource shares strategies to increase the current early childhood workforce qualifications. It highlights a specific apprenticeship model as an example of supporting the early childhood workforce.

Posting Serious Incident Data and Child Care Inspection Reports: National Webinar

The first in the Child Care State Capacity Building Center's Consumer Education Hot Topic Webinar Series, this webinar focused on posting serious incident data and child care inspection reports online. The webinar included a discussion of CCDF requirements and an exploration of why it's important to highlight this information for families. The strategies and examples shared can help states and territories evaluate their websites and consider how they may be enhanced in these two areas. Examples and resources were shared with participants.

Weighing the Tradeoffs in Eligibility Policy

This resource was presented as part of the policy development sessions at STAM 2018.

Integrating Evaluation into Infant/Toddler Initiatives

This second of the State Capacity Building Center Infant/Toddler Specialist Network's 2018 Hot Topic series explores considerations and methodologies related to the evaluation of state, territory, or tribal I/T initiatives.

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Consumer Education: Building Effective Websites That Meet CCDF Requirements --ARCHIVED

This webinar was hosted by the Office of Child Care (OCC) and the Child Care State Capacity Building Center (SCBC) on April 26, 2018. During this webinar, participants had the opportunity to do the following:

State Strategies for Building the Supply of High-Quality Infant/Toddler Care

This fourth webinar in a six-part Hot Topics series supports States and Territories in identifying multiple strategies for building a supply of quality infant and toddler care, specifically in high-need areas.

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Overview: State Child Care Licensing Regulations for Summer Programs and Camps

This document provides an overview of some general characteristics of state child care licensing regulations for summer programs and day camps. The information is based on a scan of regulations in 17 states (Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin), selected because of their geographic diversity. The data was drawn from the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations.

Infant/Toddler Community of Practice: Sharing Initiatives from the Field

The third in a series of Hot Topics webinars, this session allows states to learn about practices used in the implementation of other states’ infant/toddler specialist networks, and explore these promising practices to identify potential opportunities for their own state's systems.